File Managers are required on an Android device to manage the files, sort the files, browse through some existing files and for many other purposes. There are loads of file manager apps on the Google Play Store like File Expert, Root Explorer, ASTRO File Manager, ES File Explorer etc. Among these, ASTRO File Manager is the app with most utility.
ASTRO File Manager helps organize & view your pictures, music, video, document & other files. An individual can browse and organize different types of files like images, audio, video, APK files etc on the Smartphone or the Tablet. It’s like Windows Explorer or Mac’s Finder. Not only this, it can also be used on Cloud services like Facebook Photo Albums, Dropbox, Google Drive, SkyDrive.
Another reason to use the ASTRO File Manager is it’s ability to view pictures and images of all types. This feature is not present in all the file managers. Due to this, the user will not need any app to view pictures. ASTRO File Manager also has an inbuilt task manager. It gives you the ability to stop processes that burn battery life. It is also possible to backup apps and data using the ASTRO File Manager. This is very useful when an individual is changing phones or flashing a new ROM. The backup of apps can be performed without rooting the phone. So it is an extremely useful feature.
There are various modules available for this app like ASTRO Bluetooth Module, ASTRO SMB Module. The ASTRO Bluetooth Module adds OBEX FTP support for browsing devices and sending/receiving files using Bluetooth networking. ASTRO SMB Module adds SMB (Windows) networking to the ASTRO File Manager which allows browsing, copy, paste, etc of files on a Windows or SAMBA server. ASTRO File Manager also has a pro version using which this app will become ad free.
Other features include text viewing, networking, Bluetooth, SFTP, Zip/ Tar, downloader, thumbnails, search files, application manager, task manager and attachments. An individual can swipe screen right to get to Clouds, Network Locations or Saved Searches fast and swipe screen left to get to tools (app backup, task killer, SD card usage), settings and help.